A growing collection of pictures selected from house sale websites. Lately, I have been going through websites in hope to find a new home. One day my perception changed. Suddenly I was no longer simply looking at pictures of potential new houses, I was instead experiencing a feeling of uneasiness. There is something rather strange to look at the odd mise-en-scene or the unusual emptiness of houses : you can tell that someone once lived there by the traces the person has left, but most of the time, in those pictures, there are no signs of life as if the occupants had disappeared, leaving behind his or her belongings.
I am interested in using these pictures as an act of voyeurism, to show people the strange beauty hidden in the pictures taken by those who want to sell their houses.
Who are these people anyway ? What is the reason why they are leaving their houses ?